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Courtney Lee is shooting 60% from 16-23 ft.
The Celtics are struggling defensively so far this season, allowing 101.1 points per game (last year they gave up just 89.3 PPG). In fact, it's so bad that the team's home page currently features an article entitled "Are the Celts Experiencing an Identity Crisis?"
However, the offense is picking up some of the slack. Most of the credit seems to be given to the spectacular play of Rajon Rondo, who has the C's ranked second in the league in assists with 24.3 per game (the Spurs are averaging 24.6). But there's another significant factor that is frequently overlooked: Boston is really really good at shooting the ball.
The obvious stat is FG%, the Celtics are shooting 47.8% on the season, which ties them with San Antonio for 3rd in the NBA (Miami 49.4%, OKC 47.9%). Boston is averaging 37.5 made field goals per game, 6th highest in the league. But, their 78.5 FGs attempted per game ranks 26th; so clearly they a...
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Earlier this week Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics got crossed up by Jameer Nelson, and it was pretty bad. Well, on Wednesday night when the Celtics played the Brooklyn Nets it happened again by Joe Johnson. Check out both of the below videos and which do you think was a better ankle breaker?
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This is just totally embarassing for Celtics' Paul Pierce and it came courtesy of Magic's Jameer Nelson.
Let's set it up:
The scene: Orlando, FL, Amway Center
The victim: Boston's Paul Pierce
The outcome: Pierce gets decimated by a hesitation move by Nelson which causes his ankle to get shattered along with his knee to buckle.
Though Boston and Pierce would...
OfficialCelticsHD has all the assists and points for you from Rondo's near triple double in Orlando. Rondo finished with 15 points, 16 assists, 9 rebounds and 2 steals.
Tip: 7:30 PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: James Capers, Kevin Fehr, Kane Fitzgerald
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At Home: 4-3
On Road: 2-3
Streak: Won 2
Streak: Won 3
Buckets: Pierce (20.1 ppg)
Buckets: Brook Lopez (19.2 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.4 rpg...
Call in: 347-215-7771 | Listen Live | Join the CelticsBlog chat Listen from your mobile device The CLNS Radio Boston Celtics Post Game series continues their season-long initiative to cover every single Boston Celtics game. Tonight, the Celtics square off against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden. Your hosts will be Matt Rury, Sean Bakke [...]
The Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets got into a scuffle Wednesday night right before halftime at the Garden. The fight started after Rajon Rondo took offense to a foul by Kris Humphries on Kevin Garnett. Rondo then pushed Humphries into the stands and the fight proceeded in the lapse of the fans. Not sure what the repercussions will be but this certainly cause suspension similar...
At 6 foot 1, 186 pounds, Rajon Rondo isn’t the biggest player in the NBA, but he just might be one of the toughest. In tonight’s game vs. the Brooklyn Nets, Rondo got into a scuffle with Nets forward Kris Humphries after he Kevin Garnett in the post. The result was a bench-clearing brawl for the ages. Okay maybe it wasn’t that wild of a brawl, but if you’re the type of person...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was ejected in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Brooklyn when he shoved Kris Humphries after the Nets forward knocked Kevin Garnett to the ground with a hard foul.
Humphries was given two technical fouls and ejected. Nets forward Gerald Wallace, who joined the fray under the Boston basket, was given one technical, but...
A brawl broke out in Boston on Wednesday night during a game pitting the Celtics versus the Brooklyn Nets.The incident was sparked when Brooklyn's Kris Humphries committed a hard foul on Boston's Kevin Garnett late in the second quarter. Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo took offense and gave Humphries a spirited shove in retaliation. A brief moment of chaos ensued.Both Rondo...
On Saturday former Celtics great and current Houston Rockets’ head coach Kevin McHale lost his daughter Sasha to Lupus.
She had been battling the disease since Nov. 10, when her father took a leave of absence from the Rockets to be with his wife Lynn and their four other children. Former Rocket and current Celtics guard Courtney Lee remembered his time with McHale in his stint...